also known as: film analysis, film collection library, media studies.
The Film Collection Library holds over 3000 biographies, studies and genres. The perfect free resource for students or for people who are passionate about films and want to learn more, this collection is available to all library members for free.
Film Collection Library
The Film Collection is housed at Morpeth Library but can be
reserved for free for pick up from any
The books are available to borrow for free as part of
the library's normal stock. You can reserve any of the books to be
sent for free to your local library through the online catalogue or
From its beginnings as a humble
backstreet project, cinema has transformed into a giant billion
dollar industry. Chart its progress with books from our Film
Collection Library, from Charlie Chaplin to James Bond.
The collection is comprised
of over 3,000 titles, covering all aspects
of cinema, including film star and director biographies,
cinematography, history of cinema and academic analysis.
Mon: 9am to 7.30pm
Tue: 9am to 7.30pm
Wed: 9am to 7.30pm
Thu: 9am to 5pm
Fri: 9am to 7.30pm
Sat: 9.30am to 12.30pm
What the collection includes
The collection spans a range of books including biographies of
film stars and directors, books on the history of cinema,
cinematography and film construction guides, studies of film genre
and academic analysis. Just click on one of the book covers below
to search the library catalogue.
The following resources provide information on UK actors and
directors, influential UK films, film trivia and much more. You can
use these resources for free at home or in the library if you are a
library member, you will just need your library card number. Click
on the logos to access the resources.